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Justin Simien on The Colbert Report

October 17, 2014 by | News

Justin Simien (BFA/Film Production ’04) is making headlines left and right lately! The writer, director, and producer of the film Dear White People won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at the 2014 Sundance Festival, and also the Audience Award at the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival. In 2013, Simien was named one

M.F.A. in Documentary Filmmaking Coming to Dodge

October 10, 2014 by | News

With growing student and audience interest in documentary films, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has designed to offer a unique curriculum with a focus on feature-length documentaries, building on interdisciplinary research and content development, knowledge of evolving aesthetic traditions, and critical reflection on the ethical questions inherent to documentary production. In

“The Hoodlum” Brings Live Musical Accompaniment To Screening Next Week

September 11, 2014 by | News

On Tuesday, September 23, the professors of FS-244, History of Film, will be presenting students with an unique experience. They will be screening The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney Franklin in 1919, on 35mm with live, musical accompaniment. The screening will also feature guest speakers Elaina Archer of the Mary Pickford Foundation and Mike Pogorzelski of

The Little Film Company to Represent Worldwide Sales Rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” Starring Scott Glenn

September 4, 2014 by | Press Releases

Toronto, Canada – September 4, 2014 – The Little Film Company has acquired worldwide sales rights to Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s thriller “The Barber” (formerly known as “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”), it was announced today. Little Film Company Co-President Robbie Little will introduce the film to

Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s “The Barber” to debut at the Busan International Film Festival

September 3, 2014 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA – September 2, 2014 – It was revealed today that Chapman Filmed Entertainment’s debut feature “The Barber” (formerly “Trigger”), starring Scott Glenn (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Training Day”), and directed by Chapman alumnus Basel Owies, has been made an official selection of the 19th Busan International Film Festival -

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Named Fall 2014 Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film And Media Arts

August 27, 2014 by | Press Releases

Orange, CA (August 27, 2014)– Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President and respected veteran motion picture marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named the Fall 2014 O.L. Halsell Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States. The

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film And Media Arts Recognized as One of America’s Top 10 Film Schools for Third Year in a Row

August 13, 2014 by | Press Releases

School Maintains #7 Spot In The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Ranking of Top 25 Film Schools Orange, CA (August 12, 2014)– For the third year in a row, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 10 film schools in America. For its

Save The Date: First Cut 2014

August 12, 2014 by | News

Save the date! Every year, the best films from the past school year are compiled in a showcase called “First Cut.” We’re proud to announce that the 2014 Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut Screening will be held Thursday, September 18 at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles. Please join us for an evening of films,

Online Screenwriting Course – Sign Up Today!

June 9, 2014 by | News

Dodge College is proud to offer the Professional Certificate Program in Screenwriting for the 2014-2015 academic year. Not only is it a great course, but it is also another milestone for Dodge: it is our first online course! The course is an one-year online screenwriting class that gives the students the advantage of working closely

Chapman at Tribeca

May 16, 2014 by | News

Several Dodge College alumni and students were at the Tribeca Film Festival this year which was held in New York City from April 17 – 27. Many of them were there because they had worked on the new Joss Whedon film In Your Eyes, which was having its World Premiere at the festival. Maileen Williams